The balanced and decidedly tropical flavors of this friendly green smoothie are just the ticket to a relaxed state of mind.
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The cooling flavors of the melon and coconut get a little kick from homemade chile de arbol simple syrup in this agua fresca.
The Surfer on Acid is most often consumed in shot form. This variation is a long drink, made extra-refreshing with coconut water.
A lighter version of the classic, this cocktail uses coconut water ice cubes in lieu of all that thick coconut milk.
This drink requires the simplest of preparations, yet it's almost wholly unexpected by the average imbiber. For assertiveness, it uses a good, amber rum—Appleton Extra is a good choice, as are Angostura 1919 and Bacardi 8— and for unparalleled refreshment impact, chilled coconut water.